Do The FAFSA

The time to start applying for FAFSA is NOW! There is a lot of information to work through and missing a step can be detrimental to your application process. But before you head over to the Federal Student Aid website…   READ THIS FIRST!   Our...

Paying For College In A Pandemic

You prepped. You planned. You saved. You were feeling confident that you could pay for your child’s education. No student loans. Yay!  And then there was COVID. Volatile markets due to the pandemic completely shifted many of our financial situations. Our...

Part 2: Determining Your College Financial Fitness

Resources for Calculating Financial Fitness Every school on your student’s list should be vetted out so you know it’s financial fitness for your family.  A financially fit institution can be assessed by utilizing the federally mandated Cost of Attendance...

Part 1: Do We Qualify For Financial Aid?

You’ve started the college process and you have a lot of questions. “Do we even qualify for financial aid?” This is one of the biggest question most families face.  Finances are a strong component of any college choice decision. This part of the...

Where To Look For Scholarships

Whether you’re applying for national or local scholarships, the key to a successful search process is time and organization! There are many popular scholarship search engines, but one of the best is www.goingmerry.com. Going Merry is modeled after the Common...